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YouView from BT DB-T2200 mini box review: Ideal for your second TV
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YouView from BT DB-T2200 mini box review: Ideal for your second TV

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There's a new YouView from BT set top box in town, offering the smart TV platform for less of your cash.  However, the new DB-T2200 box strips out some of the connections and features found in the higher-spec DTR-T2100, but allows you to get YouView... >>

Sky lets slip updated Now TV box due later this year

Sky lets slip updated Now TV box due later this year

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Sky has let slip that it will be releasing a new Now TV box later this year. The announcement appeared in Sky's business results that were shown off this morning. Very little detail has been announced at this stage but it's clear from the information... >>

Apple TV vs Amazon Fire TV: What’s the difference after using each for months?

Apple TV vs Amazon Fire TV: What’s the difference after using each for months?

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So...you're thinking about buying a set-top box but feel stuck between what Apple and Amazon both have to offer. We understand. It's a difficult decision to make. Which device provides access to the most amount of movies and TV shows and apps and games?... >>

EE TV review: A revelation for screens big and small
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EE TV review: A revelation for screens big and small

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EE, the mobile network operator and internet provider, has always included entertainment as part of its offering, from movies to cinema tickets. With EE TV, the company makes a bigger play for home entertainment, offering a greater incentive to opt for... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
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Amazon Fire TV review

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When we first encountered the Amazon Fire TV and wrote our original review, it was a US product only. Since then though it has made it onto the UK market too and, with hindsight and time on its side, the UK version has implemented some of the things missing... >>

What is EE TV and why is it worthy of sitting under your TV?

What is EE TV and why is it worthy of sitting under your TV?

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EE has just announced a hardware release aimed at transforming your living room into the centre of your media home. EE TV is a set-top box that not only offers Freeview but also catch-up services and more. EE is focused on offering an experience for the... >>

EE launches YouView-like set-top box named EE TV, stream shows to your mobile

EE launches YouView-like set-top box named EE TV, stream shows to your mobile

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EE, the network operator, has today announced a new piece of hardware today - a set-top box named EE TV. EE TV is a bit like YouView, the box used by BT and TalkTalk. EE's Orange in France already has a set-top box which is provided with partners Netgem.... >>

Apple TV beta brings iOS 7-style flat interface to set-top box

Apple TV beta brings iOS 7-style flat interface to set-top box

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Alongside the latest beta for iOS 8, Apple has released a new software beta for Apple TV that includes a redesigned interface. You will notice that the update, which is currently limited to developers, makes the set-top box's interface look much more... >>

Netflix trumps cable kings like AMC and Showtime, with 31 Emmy nominations

Netflix trumps cable kings like AMC and Showtime, with 31 Emmy nominations

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Netflix is no longer that cute streaming service with a single hit series. It is a powerhouse with 31 new Emmy nods under its belt for several original shows. More than doubling the number of Emmy awards it was nominated for last year, Netflix has received... >>

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

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Summer solstice has seen the peak of daytime hours come and go and we've been most of those hours to bring you the latest tech reviews. In addition to the latest Nikon D810 full-frame DSLR camera announced this week, we've seen plenty of other top kit... >>